Use of cookies by AboutAlcohol.com

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Cookie details

Functional cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Duration
AgeCheck AlcoholAgeCheck  Check to see if you have the legal age to visit this website 60 days

Analytical cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Duration
 Google Analytics   These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.  
  _ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years
  _gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Session
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CMS statistical  CMSIDST Registers statistical information for CMS purposes. Session

 

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